The table below looks at the statistics for Log4j skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Log4j
Rank 877 883 863
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Log4j 15 46 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.039% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.080% 0.24% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 39 13
Average salary £27,500 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.07% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £32,200 £42,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-34.19% -13.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18695 19017 16299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 16.26% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15713 15995 13872
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Log4j within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Log4j Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Log4j
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Log4j within the UK.

Log4j Salary Trend in the UK

Log4j
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Log4j over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Log4j Salary Histogram in the UK

Log4j
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 15 £27,500 -48.11% 2
London +6 5 £37,500 -31.81%
East of England +3 4 - -
Watford 0 4 - -
North West -4 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire -15 4 - -
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Southport - 4 - - 1
Merseyside - 4 - - 1
South East -2 2 £25,500 -17.74% 1
City of London +17 1 £37,500 -55.88%
Hampshire +2 1 £23,500 -47.77% 1
West Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
Southampton - 1 £23,500 -

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Log4j also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Log4j.

1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (88.68%) JavaScript
3 42 (79.25%) Hibernate
4 41 (77.36%) XML
4 41 (77.36%) Tomcat
5 40 (75.47%) Servlets
5 40 (75.47%) Web Services
6 39 (73.58%) JSP
6 39 (73.58%) HTML
6 39 (73.58%) J2EE
6 39 (73.58%) JUnit
7 36 (67.92%) Maven
8 34 (64.15%) Spring
8 34 (64.15%) Oracle
8 34 (64.15%) jQuery
9 33 (62.26%) Jenkins
10 31 (58.49%) CSS
11 30 (56.60%) Git (software)
12 29 (54.72%) SQL
13 28 (52.83%) Linux
13 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (50.94%) Ajax
14 27 (50.94%) REST
15 26 (49.06%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (47.17%) WebSphere
16 25 (47.17%) JSON
16 25 (47.17%) TDD
16 25 (47.17%) Subversion
17 24 (45.28%) MySQL
18 22 (41.51%) SQL Server

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Log4j also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Log4j. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (77.36%) Tomcat
2 25 (47.17%) WebSphere
3 22 (41.51%) JBoss
3 22 (41.51%) Apache
4 16 (30.19%) WebLogic
5 10 (18.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (16.98%) Liferay
6 9 (16.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (15.09%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (13.21%) WordPress
9 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
10 2 (3.77%) ATG Dynamo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SMTP
1 5 (9.43%) HTTP
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) MySQL
2 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (41.51%) Relational Database
3 18 (33.96%) RDBMS
4 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
4 12 (22.64%) Hadoop
5 8 (15.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
6 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (9.43%) Jackrabbit
8 4 (7.55%) Couchbase
8 4 (7.55%) CouchDB
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (73.58%) JUnit
2 36 (67.92%) Maven
3 33 (62.26%) Jenkins
4 30 (56.60%) Git (software)
5 25 (47.17%) Subversion
6 22 (41.51%) Eclipse
7 20 (37.74%) Ant
8 15 (28.30%) Selenium
9 10 (18.87%) JIRA
10 9 (16.98%) TestNG
11 7 (13.21%) Bitbucket
11 7 (13.21%) Gradle
12 6 (11.32%) JBehave
12 6 (11.32%) JDeveloper
12 6 (11.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 5 (9.43%) IntelliJ
14 4 (7.55%) HttpUnit
14 4 (7.55%) Mockito
14 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
14 4 (7.55%) Grunt
General
1 10 (18.87%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Developer
2 26 (49.06%) Java Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Senior Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 8 (15.09%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Java Programmer
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.55%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (79.25%) Hibernate
2 41 (77.36%) XML
3 40 (75.47%) Web Services
3 40 (75.47%) Servlets
4 39 (73.58%) JSP
4 39 (73.58%) HTML
4 39 (73.58%) J2EE
5 34 (64.15%) Spring
5 34 (64.15%) jQuery
6 31 (58.49%) CSS
7 27 (50.94%) Ajax
7 27 (50.94%) REST
8 25 (47.17%) JSON
9 21 (39.62%) XSLT
10 19 (35.85%) Struts
10 19 (35.85%) RESTful
11 18 (33.96%) HTML5
12 16 (30.19%) SOAP
13 14 (26.42%) EJB
14 13 (24.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Client/Server
2 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
4 9 (16.98%) User Experience
5 8 (15.09%) Data Structures
5 8 (15.09%) Algorithms
6 7 (13.21%) Web 2.0
7 6 (11.32%) Social Network
7 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
8 5 (9.43%) Wiki
8 5 (9.43%) Blog
9 4 (7.55%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) UNIX
3 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 12 (22.64%) Android
4 7 (13.21%) openSUSE
4 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
5 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
5 5 (9.43%) HPUX
5 5 (9.43%) Solaris
6 4 (7.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (47.17%) TDD
4 22 (41.51%) OOA/OOD
5 19 (35.85%) OO
5 19 (35.85%) UML
6 15 (28.30%) Use Case
6 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
7 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
8 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
9 8 (15.09%) System Testing
9 8 (15.09%) SOA
9 8 (15.09%) B2B
9 8 (15.09%) B2C
9 8 (15.09%) Migration
9 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
9 8 (15.09%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (15.09%) User Stories
9 8 (15.09%) SDLC
10 7 (13.21%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (88.68%) JavaScript
3 29 (54.72%) SQL
4 15 (28.30%) PL/SQL
5 14 (26.42%) XPath
6 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
7 11 (20.75%) Perl
8 9 (16.98%) XQuery
9 7 (13.21%) PHP
10 6 (11.32%) C
11 5 (9.43%) ECMAScript
12 4 (7.55%) Ruby
12 4 (7.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.21%) Salt
2 7 (13.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) IBM
3 8 (15.09%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) Coverity
4 6 (11.32%) Guidewire
5 5 (9.43%) Adobe
5 5 (9.43%) Interwoven
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) ATG
8 1 (1.89%) Cognos
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 9 days ago